Month: March 2017

Physical Therapist’s Guide to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) causes breathing difficulty and leads to other systemic problems. COPD is the tenth most prevalent disease worldwide. It’s estimated that by 2050, COPD will be the fifth leading cause of...

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How Physical Therapists Manage Pain

As America combats a devastating opioid epidemic, safer, non-opioid treatments have never been of greater need. Physical therapy is among the safe, effective alternatives recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in guidelines...

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